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Tuesday, May 24, 2016


Retailers Agree To New Safety Standards In Bangladesh Factories

More than two dozen retailers have signed onto the “Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh” — a binding charter created by global labor union IndustriALL. Legally enforceable and championed by workers’ rights organizations, it’s expected to help protect thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh. Through this agreement, companies have committed to undergoing safety


16 Books That Will Get You Laid

Is that a book in your pocket, or are you just happy to see us? View this image › BuzzFeed It’s officially spring. That means the Michelin Man outerwear is coming off, and hopefully much more than that if you heed the following book suggestions, which, with a little finesse and basic hygiene, will help


The Shirk Report – Volume 289

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – FRIDAY! – It’s campaign


Log Cabin Republicans Offer “Qualified” Endorsement Of Mitt Romney

View this image › Pool / Reuters Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney got the backing of the Log Cabin Republicans today. After much delay, Log Cabin Republicans — an organization of gay Republicans — announced today that it has issued a “qualified endorsement” of Mitt Romney for president. The organization did so despite Romney’s recently


American Crossroads Video Hits Obama On Libya, “The View”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=pWnwDtc_gJw. youtube.com Greg Brooks @CentreRight Follow I hope there are some serious points behind this @ZekeJMiller: New @AmericanXRoads video hitting Obama on Libya http://t.co/vWdrrB58 BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (bfjs.isMobile() || !isIE8()) document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_614748”).setAttribute(‘title’, ‘Time posted: ‘ + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:18:49 +0000’, ‘UTC’) ); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_tweet_posted_time_614748”).innerHTML = UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(‘Mon, 01


One Artist’s Journey To Photograph The Black Men Of America

One year, 16 cities, 47 portraits, and one plea: “I ask you to see us as we see ourselves.” BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1409691125); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3430151”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1409691125); }); 1. After the death of Trayvon Martin, photographer Tesfa Alexander was moved to create the “I Am”